In addition to the City Council seat for Post 3, Posts 4 and 5 are also up for election. Post 4 is currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Derrick Battle and Post 5 is occupied by Earlene Graham. No other candidates have yet filed their Declaration of Intent, according to Geyer.
The qualification fees are set at $90 for the office of council member.
Candidates may qualify for any of the available post positions at Hiram City Hall, 217 Main Street, beginning today and ending Friday, Aug. 30, at 4:30 p.m. Qualifying hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Qualifications to run for council member are: must be a City of Hiram resident for 12 months; be 21 years of age and a qualified voter of the city.